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Information for Gladys Haurauer Leavitt

11 August, 1921 – 24 February, 1985

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

February, 1985
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Gladys Leavitt

    Graveside services for Gladys Leavitt, 63, of Homedale who died Sunday, Feb. 24 in a Homedale nursing home, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Wilder Cemetery.
    Bishop Stephen Carson of the Homedale First Ward Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will officiate under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel Homedale.
    She was born Aug. 11, 1921, in Page, N.D.  She moved with her family to Minnesota in 1933.  In 1942 she moved to California.  She married Chester Leavitt on June 28, 1944, in San Bernardino, Calif.  They moved to Adrian, Ore., in 1945.  Later they moved to Wilder, Coos Bay, Ore., and in 1952 to Homedale.  Mr. Leavitt died in 1952.  She worked for nine years at the J.R. Simplot Co.; cooked at Max’s Cafe in Homedale for several years, and also worked at J.C. Watson Co. in Homedale.  She was a member of the Homedale Senior Citizens, Grandma’s Club and the Homedale First Ward Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    She is survived by five sons, Donald Leavitt of Notus, David Leavitt of California, Richard Leavitt of Homedale and Charles Leavitt and Jack Leavitt, two brothers, Kenneth and Glenn Haurauer, both of Minnesota and one sister Eleanor Banister of Minnesota; 13 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and one sister.
    Friends may call at Flahiff Funeral Chapel in Homedale Tuesday from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until noon.

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